The Anna Hotel is a sleek and modern hotel that offers easy access to Munich’s main sites. Catch the U-Bahn into old town, walk across the street to Karlsplatz or take a short stroll past restaurants and shops as you make your way to Frauenplatz.
The Excelsior by Geisel offers its guest a warm, country-house-style stay in the heart of Munich. Located just steps from the city’s main train station and a short walk from sites like Stachus and Frauenkirche, it’s a good base from which to explore the city.
Though centrally located, the hotel is down a quiet street with soundproof windows to ensure a restful sleep. A family-owned hotel, the Excelsior welcomes you with a large warm wooden lobby desk, elegant French doors and marble steps with wrought-iron bannisters.
The hotel offers 114 rooms and suites that exude Bavarian charm with pastel-hued bathrooms, warm red-and-cream upholstery and antique furniture. It’s also home to Vinothek, a wine bar and restaurant that offers homemade pasta and other Mediterranean dishes.
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The are 114 rooms and suites, all decorated in the traditional Bavarian style, with pine wood and plaid upholstery. The rooms range from more standard-sized double rooms, to the Excelsior Suite, which is designed with a 1950s theme, but equipped with modern amenities such as satellite TV and a coffee machine.
Wi-Fi, air conditioning and en suite bathrooms come standard throughout. The rooms all also have soundproofed windows to ensure you’re not bothered by any street noise.
The Excelsior is located on a quiet street in the heart of Munich, just a five-minute walk to the city’s old town. It’s also just around the corner from the main train station, giving you easy access to the entire city. Stachus, home to the city’s ornate court building, and Frauenkirche, the distinctive red-brick Gothic church, are within walking distance as well.
Food and drink
- Restaurant Vinothek offers traditional yet refined Mediterranean cuisine to complement its wine bar.
- There is a breakfast room that carries through the pine wood and plaid Bavarian decor, and serves a breakfast buffet daily.
We love the authentic Bavarian feel of this hotel and the details of the decor. The staff’s hospitality and the central location to Munich’s sites make it a great base for exploring the city.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
This palatial 19th-century hotel offers exceptional service, opulent amenities such as a three-Michelin-star restaurant and four-floor spa, spacious rooms and central location close to all that Munich’s old city has to offer.
On the doorstep of Viktualienmarkt and minutes from Marienplatz, the Louis Hotel offers comfortable rooms in the heart of Munich. Enjoy dinner from the steakhouse on the rooftop terrace, visit the Finnish sauna or people watch from your French balcony.
The Charles Hotel offers a luxe experience in the heart of Munich. Its Michelin-starred restaurant, generously sized rooms and extensive spa services are all within easy walking distance of Munich’s old town and train station.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
This day trip from Munich takes you to the Bavarian Alps, where you can get high-mountain views, visit the site of the 1936 Winter Olympics, see a brightly painted Bavarian mountain town and walk through a winding gorge among waterfalls.
Visit two important sites to the history of World War II in this day-long tour. First, you’ll see Dachau, the first concentration camp established by the Nazis. Next, you’ll head to the Eagle’s Nest, a mountaintop retreat once owned by Hitler.
This walking tour takes you through the history of beer in Munich, the capital of Bavaria. You’ll taste samples at two beer halls, learn about the laws of production and visit the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum, with its own attached pub.
Learn more about Munich’s role in World War II on this privately guided walking tour. You’ll also get to see memorials dedicated to those who lost their lives to Nazis and to those who opposed them.